Forget Homeschooling During Quarantine, Teach Life Skills Instead

May 4, 2020 at 2:05 am




Attempting to keep up with school curriculum is the last thing parents, or kids, need right now, psychologist says. Both could benefit more from learning practical life-skills.

Iceland’s Forest Service Encourages People to Hug Trees While They Can’t Hug Each Other

April 13, 2020 at 12:27 am




The Icelandic government is recommending “tree hugging” nature walks to improve mental and physical health during quarantine

Man Sneaks Down Street Disguised as a Bush During Quarantine

April 2, 2020 at 1:59 pm




Epic comic relief! Neighbors capture hilarious video of a man sneaking out of his home dressed as a bush during quarantine

Global Lockdowns May Save More People From Air Pollution than Coronavirus

March 19, 2020 at 5:39 am




Air pollution kills 7 million people per year. Many of those lives will be saved as industry grinds to a halt around the world.

Empty streets in Wuhan, China in January

Loneliness is The # 1 Risk Factor for Premature Death, Doctor Warns

October 13, 2016 at 3:37 pm




More than cigarettes, alcohol and obesity, loneliness is the single largest risk factor in disease and premature death, studies show